Samina Baig is the first Pakistani woman to scale Everest.
The 0,7% Fund of the University of the Basque Country has given 106,174 Euros to six projects dealing with aid for development.
Shahnaz Nazli was killed by suspected Taliban on her way to school where she taught.
Malala Yousafzai has begun school again, not in her native Swat valley but in the English city of Birmingham.
The first issue of Pyrenaica of 2013 includes a two-page article on the Baltistan Foundation as well as a page of publicity.
Baltistan Foundation is organizing a meeting for the next 6th of March in Olazti at 7:00 pm, the organizers will explain about the real situation of the women in Hushe Valley. They will analyze the projects that they have been developing in gender sector related to health issues of women.
Four mountaineering clubs from Bergueda annually organise mountaineering days, making the most of this event to strengthen ties with other entities.
Hay muchas montañas hermosas en el valle de Hushe, y entre las más espectaculares el Laila Peak merece un lugar especial.
This pair of mountaineers from Great Britain decided in 2012 to finance a teacher for the public school in Kahne.
The schools in Baltistan close for three months during winter. In Europe we have vacation in summer, however, there they take vacation in winter. The students stay home and fall behind in their studies because the majority of their parents are illiterate.
Our colleagues and collaborators Alex Txikon and Juanjo San Sebastian are carrying out an interesting activity in Hushe valley. They are attempting to climb Laila Peak in winter, along with Sebastian Alvaro , Jose Fernandez and Ramon Portilla.
Today it has been a very nice moments to see our great friends in Machulo in a harsh winter season.
2012 report on the Valley’s comprehensive education project Hushe. The 2012 school year report on the Valley’s comprehensive education project Hushe and the information gathered by the head of the FIBFM foundation Basharat Ali can be read in the following PDF:
In Felix Baltistan Foundation we are living a moment of changes that is necessary for the future of the Foundation. As Albert Einstein mentioned: "We cannot hope that things will change if we keep doing the same. The crisis is the greatest blessing that can happen to people and countries because crisis brings progress. There is no crisis without challenges and without challenges the life becomes a routine”. We can remember that the word crisis in the original language (Greek) means change and opportunity, therefore, thinking in positive way, if we carry on working hard and motivated we are sure that we will be able to go forward with the big project of FBF.
March 8 was International Women's Day and FBF has been focusing on its new challenge, "The Gender Action Plan of FBF."
Monica Ariño and Mark Caines Support the Improvement of Education in Khaney
I Shamshair Ali the general coordinator of the Felix Iñurrategi Foundation Baltistan Machulo. As a representative of Hushe Valley (Machulo ) I would like to thank the people who are directly or indirectly working to uplift the socio economic conditions of the Valley.
As part of the on going plans for opening training centres in the Hushe Valley, the Women's Development Centre has taken a step further in Machulo, with the opening of a new Training Centre here. Activities have begun which will allow the women to generate more income for themselves. New mural by the women of Machulo on the walls of the Vocational Training Centre.
Syeda Sakina, received a scholarship to continue studying for a Bachelor degree outside the Hushe Valley in 2009. At that time, she lived with her family in Thalis and had never left the Valley.
Campaign for the schooling of 350 children in the Hushé Valley. Munawar School is one of the cornerstones on which Felix Baltistan Fundazioa (FBF) is basing the upgrading of the educational system in the Hushé Valley (Baltistan, Pakistan).